Collections

Palisades, NY History Collection
Historical postcards, documents, and images relating to Palisades, New York.
Pan-American Exposition Collection
Collection of material relating to the Pan-American Exposition, held in Buffalo, NY from May 1 – November 1, 1901.
Pan-American Exposition Scrapbooks
Scrapbooks containing newspaper clippings about the 1901 Pan-American Exposition held in Buffalo, New York.
Parishville-Hopkinton Central School Yearbooks

This collection consists of issues of the Panorama dating between 1950 and 2006.

Patrick Casey Collection

The Patrick Casey Collection consists of an autobiographical narrative and two diaries.

Patterson Historical Society Digital Collection

This collection contains images, postcards, maps, and documents related to Patterson NY history.

Paul Hartzell Album

A photograph album assembled by Bard Alum Paul Hartzell, class of 1915.

Paul Smith's College Collection
A collection of images showing the history of Paul Smith's Hotel and surrounding landmarks.
Paul Smith's College St. Regian Yearbooks Collection
A collection of issues of St. Regian, the annual yearbook of Paul Smith's college
Pauline Nuzzolezze Staiano Photo Album

Photos from New Paltz State Teachers College in the late 1940s and early 1950s.

James B. Schafer speaking to a crowd at Peace Haven, 1939

Photographs of the Idle Hour estate as “Peace Haven.”

Pearl River, NY History Collection

Images, documents, and ephemera relating to the formation and development of Pearl River, New York.

Pearson Street Books
The Pearson Street Books consist of four volumes of notes and sketched maps created by Jonathan Pearson, city historian, about property ownership in the city of Schenectady, New York from the 1660s through the mid-nineteenth century.
Spencer Looking North

Photographs and ephemera of Spencer, NY, including class pictures, farms, hotels, and more glimpses of the community.

Scrapbook page from Student Activity Board, 1970s

This collection shares numerous stories from those living within Cortland County as well as those working or studying at the State University of New York College at Cortland. It primarily includes audio recordings and digitized scrapbooks.

1930 Chenango County Census Takers

Photographs, postcards, and ephemera relating to the history of Norwich and Chenango County.

1966-03-23 Meeting of the Oneonta Business Woman's Club

Ephemera from the Ladies' Auxiliary to the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen, Perseverance Lodge no. 96, in Oneonta, NY.

Transcript of Interview With Mary Louise Stilwell, 2010

Oral histories and diaries from the Backbone Ridge of the Finger Lakes National Forest.

Personal War Sketches of the Members of Ellis Post No. 52 of Newburgh, NY

Commemorative ledger containing personal records, recollections, and cemetery records of local soldiers who served in the Ellis Post 52 during the Civil War.

Personal war sketches of the Republic Ward Post No. 191 of Ellenville, N.Y.

A ledger containing records from soldiers who served in Ward Post 191 during the Civil War.

Personalities
Images of early aviators and pioneers of aviation on Long Island
Peter Aaron Collection

Photographs of students and campus life at Bard, taken by photographer Peter Aaron between the years 1964-1971.

Sepia photo

Correspondence, photographs, and artifacts related to Peter Erwin (1910-1944) of the Arbor Hill neighborhood of Albany, New York, his wife Marjorie L. Walker (1915-1995), and daughter Effie Marie Erwin (1940-2021). 

Phillip Trypuc Collection
Photographs of local businesses, events and people during the 1950s in and around Shirley, NY.